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Re: Alternative to @aria-describedAT: <a role=img>

From: Jason White <jason@jasonjgw.net>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2012 13:24:22 +1000
To: wai-xtech@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120406032422.GA14806@jdc.jasonjgw.net>
Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@målform.no> wrote:
> Proposal for ARIA.next: <a role=img> and/or <a role=descLink>.
> In more detail: Yesterday, I published a PROTOTYPE of an ARIA based 
> long description link technique for the <img> element. [1] Based on 
> what ARIA *currently* allows, this is the technique, in one sentence:
>   An <a> element with @role=img and whose @aria-label
>   contains an image description plus an announcement of 
>   the long description link, is wrapped around the <img>.

How do you handle the case in which the image is already a link? That is, the
image is a link to a resource, hence the child of an anchor element, but you
also want to associate with it a second link to a description.
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